Petefish Family History
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Petefish Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized spelling of North German Bütefisch, an occupational name for a fish seller, from Middle Low German buten ‘to exchange, barter, or distribute’, but also ‘to take as booty’, so that in some cases it may have been a derogatory nickname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press